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U.S. Marshals Searching for Fugitive and Missing Child From Ohio

For immediate release

Alex Rutter, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal

Northern District of Ohio
Toledo, OH
(419) 259-7430
UPDATE: Jonathan Jones was Apprehended in Mexico on May 8, 2023, Missing Juvenile Found

Cleveland, OH – The U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit (MCU) and Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) are investigating the whereabouts of Jonathan Jones (33) and Kaitlyn Coones (17). Jones is wanted by the Wood County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) for pandering obscene material and child endangerment and Coones is a reported endangered missing child from Canton, OH. Coones was reported missing to Canton Police on April 11, 2023. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) and MCU have been working with the Wood County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) and Canton Police to arrest Jones and recover Coones. They are believed to be together and last seen near the Mexican border in Arizona.

Jones is a white male, 5'10" and 170 lbs. with blonde hair and blue eyes. Coones is a white female, 5'3" and 200 lbs. with brown hair and green eyes. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either of these individuals are encouraged to call the US Marshals Service. Callers may remain anonymous and are subject to a cash reward for information leading directly to an arrest or recovery.

Anyone with information concerning a wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you can submit a web tip. Reward money is available, and tipsters may remain anonymous. Follow the U.S. Marshals on Twitter @USMSCleveland.

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force – Cleveland Division is composed of the following federal, state and local agencies: U.S. Marshals Service, Cleveland Police Department, Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department, Euclid Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Independence Police Department, Parma Police Department, Aurora Police Department, Solon Police Department, Cleveland RTA Police Department, Westlake Police Department, Bedford Police Department, Middleburg Heights Police Department, Newburgh Heights Police Department and the Metrohealth Police Department.

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